Fluor

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Fluor Reviews

Updated 10 December 2014
Updated 10 December 2014
447 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • 9 day fortnight is supposed to make your work/life balance perfect (in 19 reviews)

  • The working environment at company is very good and better than most of the competitors in the market (in 20 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management is too disconnected from project employees and mid-level management (in 11 reviews)

  • Big Company mentality sometimes, too many Chiefs (in 10 reviews)

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  1.  

    A great place to work for chemical and process engineers

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Process Engineer in London, England

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Highly professional
    The way the Company treat employees is very good, paying a lot of attention to people willingness.
    The number of resources available to employees is really high

    Cons

    Expatriates policies may not be always clear and accessible.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Policies and career opportunities/plans for Expatriates can be improved.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Process Engineering Manager in Camberley, England
    Former Employee - Process Engineering Manager in Camberley, England

    I worked at Fluor full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Large and high calibre peer group. Provides access to a great amount of technical standards and guidelines. Technical support from various centres the world over is truly amazing.

    Cons

    Some of the senior staff are well-entrenched for years and seem to view new staff as threats. Group meetings of project staff are rarely held. Project work force tends to be too large and unwieldy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to bring in fresh thoughts and break up the old-fashioned heirarchical functioning.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Great Company to work for

    Current Employee - Project Information Manager in Farnborough, Hampshire, South East England, England
    Current Employee - Project Information Manager in Farnborough, Hampshire, South East England, England

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - Very process driven organisation - but thats not a bad thing in this case
     - Fairly flat management structure
     - A high focus on technical competence on employees and delivering that to clients

    Cons

    - Limit to how far/quickly you can grow if you are not an engineer
     - You may be stuck with a duff project and not be able to move on until the project is over, or you leave the company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    About as good as EPC gets

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Design Engineer III in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Design Engineer III in Houston, TX (US)

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    1) Exciting projects
    2) Good compensation
    3) People are nice
    4) Good focus on work-life balance
    5) 9/80 work hours and straight overtime pay for direct hires

    Cons

    1) Company has lost its edge on employee development
    2) Hard to move up without being highly political
    3) No bonuses for most employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus a lot more on Talent Development. Reward your employees' hard work more often.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Fluor is a world class EPC company that provides employees with exceptional experience and opportunities to move between industries and functions.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Greenville, SC (US)
    Current Employee - Project Engineer in Greenville, SC (US)

    I have been working at Fluor full-time

    Pros

    Fluor provides exceptional training, cross-functional experience, diverse client portfolio, top class technical teams. Many Fluor employees have celebrated over 30 years of service to the company.

    Cons

    Fluor is a large organization, one of the largest EPCM companies in the world. With this, it is not as agile as some smaller competitors, and innovation and change can be harder to achieve.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to work!!

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Fluor full-time

    Pros

    Good people, great location, good mix of everything

    Cons

    Some of the procedures can duplicate and cause double work.

  8.  

    Overall good experience. Currently working with Fluor. Approx 7 years.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Structural Engineer in Sugar Land, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Structural Engineer in Sugar Land, TX (US)

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good career opportunities. Good work life balance and compensation.

    Cons

    Have to find your own way up. Not very easy to advance in your career after certain time.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Dallas, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Dallas, TX (US)

    I worked at Fluor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and you are in charge of your career growth.

    Cons

    Behind in technology, resistance to change by long-time employees causes Fluor to remain behind, many managers are "old school" and require face time in the office (don't embrace working remotely) even though there is a policy on telecommuting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Update technology, force change in the middle management ranks to become more progressive.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Over all Fluor is a great company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Safety in Greenville, SC (US)
    Current Employee - Safety in Greenville, SC (US)

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    They treat employees with respect and generally do not micro-manage you. If you are assigned to a project the pay scale is great.

    Cons

    If you are a local hire you don't get some wonderful perks like employees on job assignment do. Medical Benifits are very expensive.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Middle management needs to be more Pro Active instead of Re Active. Upper Management demands results and does not question how production results are obtained untill an incident occurs.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Buyer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Materials Specialist II
    Current Employee - Materials Specialist II

    I have been working at Fluor full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flex Schedule. Good Benefits. Great people to work with for the most part.

    Cons

    High Stress environment. Work with many people who are "workaholics" and expect you to be the same way.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop work from home initiatives to draw young candidates.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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